06 April 2014

Sunday's Obituary: Capt. Harvey James Dutton (1836-1928)

Death announcement, "The Springfield Leader" (Springfield, Missouri), Wednesday, Jan 18, 1928 · Page 12 --

H. J. DUTTON.  Capt. H. J. Dutton, formerly of Springfield, died suddenly this morning at his home in Florida, according to word received here by Mrs. R. E. Mack, a daughter.  The body will be forwarded here.  Burial will be under direction of the Alma Lohmeyer Funeral Home.
Obituary, "The Springfield Leader" (Springfield, Missouri), Thursday, Jan 19, 1928 · Page 10 --

CAPTAIN DURING CIVIL WAR, DEAD.  H. J. Dutton of Springfield Dies in Zephyr Hills, Florida.  H. J. Dutton Springfield died yesterday in Zephyr Hills, Fal.(sic.), at the age of 91.  He was a veteran of the Civil War.
He was captain in the Union army in the 33rd regiment and fought throughout the south, leading his men from place to place in attacks against the Confederation.  He enlisted at the beginning of the war and fought until the close.
Mr. Dutton had lived in Springfield for thirty-eight years and had been a resident of Missouri for sixty years.  Before coming here he was a farmer and stock raiser in Cedar county, Kansas, and was later in the mercantile business at El Dorado, Kan.  He was born and reared in Illinois.  His wife died here thirteen years ago.
He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. A. O. Mack, Mrs. R. E. M. Mack, Mrs. G. A. Coover, all of Springfield, and Mrs. Finis Dunlap of Vancouver, Wash., and by a son C. A. Dutton of Los Angeles, Cal.  He is also survived by 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
The body will arrive here tomorrow and burial will be under the direction of the Alma Lohmeyer Funeral home.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete.
 Copyright © 2014 by Kevin W. Walker

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